Justin Stenstrom is a nationally-acclaimed life coach, author, and speaker. He’s the founder of EliteManMagazine.com and the Elite Man Podcast, where he interviews the world’s best personal development experts.
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[01:00] – Justin helps men to be the best version of themselves
[01:37] – His area of expertise is in dating
[01:48] – Share something we don’t know about your area of expertise that as Entrepreneurs, we probably should: Dating is easier than you think. You just have to figure out how to showcase your personality and confidence.
[02:33] – Worst Entrepreneurial Moment: Four to five years ago, Justin created a dating advice website. He didn’t tell people what he was up to. After setting up, launching, and promoting the website to family and friends, it went nowhere.
[03:40] – Justin’s heart was crushed when nobody cared
[03:47] – “You need to build an audience”
[04:36] – If he could do it over again, Justin would have started making connections early on and would have also put out valuable content
[05:24] – He would have built a community and put his content out there
[06:29] – Entrepreneurial AH-HA Moment: Launching Justin’s podcast was a game-changer for his business. Justin listened to podcasts for years before he started his own. He built a relationship with Aaron Marino who had 1 million subscribers. He had him on the show and that helped him grow his business.
[08:57] – Don’t be afraid to reach out to people
[13:26] – The Lightning Round
- What was holding you back from becoming an entrepreneur? – “The fear of stepping so far out of the norm”
- What’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever received? – “Don’t follow the crowd”
- What’s a personal habit that contributes to your success? – “Self-hypnosis”
- Share an internet resource, like Evernote, with Fire Nation – Leadpages
- If you could recommend one book to our listeners, what would it be and why? – Get the Life You Want
[20:05] – If you’re serious about having the entrepreneurial life, go for it
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